On this day in 1788, Massachusetts Became the 6th State to Ratify Constitution

On this day in 1788, Massachusetts became the 6th state to ratify the new Constitution for the United States, but it was a close call.

There were many opponents who had misgivings about the Constitution’s lack of a bill of rights and what many in the opposition considered a shift of power from the states to a new central government. Continue reading…

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